Local Organizations

SOME OF THE ORGANIZATIONS IN YORK COUNTY, VIRGINIA

There are a large number of organizations in York County or associated with York County. Among these are official County organizations, civic organizations, Veteran’s organizations, organizations dealing with County history and preservation, and other categories of organizations.

ORGANIZATIONS LISTED ON THE COUNTY WEB SITE

To access the County web-site where additional information on these organizations may be found: Go to www.yorkcounty.gov .  Under “Board of Supervisors” click on “Boards and Commissions”;  click on the entity you are interested in.  And, if you are interested in serving on any one of these groups, you may fill out a Board Bank application. Some of the County organizations are also listed under “Other Organizations Associated With The County.”

OTHER ORGANIZATIONS ASSOCIATED WITH THE COUNTY

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> Arts >  Genealogy > Museums >  Sports
> Boy Scouts >  Girl Scouts > Politics > Thrift Stores
> Chamber of Commerce > History and Preservation > Red Cross > Tourism
> Coast Guard Auxiliary > Hobbies >  Safety > Women
> Community and Civic Organizations > Libraries > Senior Citizens > Youth
> Education and Family > Military and Veterans > Sexual Abuse/Victim Services >  

(Some of the organizations which welcome volunteers to help with their operations are indicated with an asterisk.)


ARTS

James-York Chapter, Virginia Writers Club

* Peninsula Community Theatre

* The Gallery at York Hall, PO Box 226, Yorktown., VA 23690, please phone (757) 890-4484

* Williamsburg Regional Library

* York County Libraries

York River Concert Band

* Yorktown Arts Foundation

Yorktown Chorale

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BOY SCOUTS

Troop 28

Troop 94

Troop 123

Troop 226

Troop 200

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CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

Virginia Peninsula Chamber of Commerce

York County Chamber of Commerce

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COAST GUARD AUXILIARY

Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla No, 6-3

Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla No, 6-4

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COMMUNITY AND CIVIC ORGANIZATIONS

* Celebrate Yorktown Committee

* Chesapeake Bay Foundation, Inc.

Civil Air Patrol

* Colonial C.A.S.A, Court Appointed Special Advocacy for Children

Eastern Star, Order of, York Chapter, 123 Ballard St. Yorktown, VA 23692

Exchange Club of James-York, P.O. Box 134, Williamsburg, VA 23187

* Food Closet, York County

Historic Triangle Community Services Center

* Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation

Kiwanis Club-Grafton

Kiwanis Club, Poquoson

Knights of Columbus #7469

Lions Club, York County

Masonic Lodge, Yorktown

* Meals on Wheels, York County

Rotary Club, Yorktown

Ruritans, York

* United Services Organization, (USO)

* United Way of the Virginia Peninsula

Victory Family Y.M.C.A.

Williamsburg A.I.D.S Network, PO Box 1066, Williamsburg, VA 23187

Woman’s Club, Seaford, please call (757) 890-2878

Woman’s Club, Yorktown

Yorktown Day Association, PO Box 405, Yorktown, VA 23690

Yorktown Foundation, PO Box 43, Yorktown, VA 23690

Youth Challenge of Hampton Roads, Substance Abuse

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EDUCATION AND FAMILY

4-H Programs and Clubs

Children And Family Services

P.T.A. York County

Williamsburg Regional Library

* York County Libraries

York County School Division Science and Engineering Fair

York Foundation for Public Education

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GENEALOGY

York County, Virginia Genealogy

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GIRL SCOUTS

Girl Scouts of the Colonial Coast

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HISTORY AND PRESERVATION

African-American History of York County, please call (757) 775-9751

* American Revolution Museum of Yorktown

* Celebrate Yorktown Committee

Daughters of the American Revolution, (DAR) Charles Parish Chapter

Daughters of the American Revolution, (DAR) Comte de Grasse Chapter

Children of the American Revolution, George Wythe Chapter

Colonial National Historical Park

Grace Historical Church Preservation Foundation

Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation

Sons of the American Revolution (SAR)

United Daughters of the Confederacy, (UDC) Peninsula Campaign Chapter, please email bhrowland@aol.com

* Watermen’s Museum

York County Historical Committee

* York County Historical Museum

York County Historical Society

Yorktown Day Association, P.O. Box 405, Yorktown, VA 23690

Yorktown Foundation, 757 898 3229

Yorktown Preservation Society

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HOBBIES

Chesapeake Bay Railroaders, 110 Dare Rd., Suite F, Yorktown, VA 23692, please call (757) 898-0717

Chesapeake Bay Wind Ensemble, PO Box 6133, Yorktown, VA 23690

Lafayette Gun Club

Master Gardeners

Newport News Park Radio Control Club

Peninsula Chess Club

Peninsula Piecemakers Quilt Guild

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LIBRARIES

* Williamsburg Regional Library

Poquoson Public Library

* York County Libraries

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MILITARY AND VETERANS

American Legion Post 165, Yorktown, VA, please call (757) 320-9359

Disabled American Veterans (DAV), Yorktown Victory Chapter, please call (757) 596-0062

Fleet Reserve Association, Peninsula Branch 172, 400 Old York-Hampton Hwy., Grafton, VA 23692

U.S.O Virginia Peninsula

Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post 824

Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post 960

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MUSEUMS

* American Revolution Museum of Yorktown

* Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation

* Watermen’s Museum

* York County Historical Museum

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POLITICS

Democratic Committee, York County, Va

League of Women Voters, Williamsburg

York County Virginia Republican Committee

York-Poquoson Democrats

York Republican Women

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RED CROSS

York-Poquoson Chapter, 6912 George Washington Memorial Hwy. Yorktown, Va 23692, please call (757) 898-3886

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SENIOR CITIZENS

Alzheimer’s Association, Southeastern Virginia Chapter, please call (800) 272-3900

District B Retired Teachers Association, 1500 Poquoson Ave, Poquoson, VA 23662

* Peninsula Agency on Aging (PAA)

* Senior Center of York, please call (757) 890-3444

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SEXUAL ABUSE/VICTIMES SERVICES

* The Center for Sexual Assault Survivors

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SPORTS

Chesapeake Experience

Grafton Athletic Booster Club

Grafton-Tabb Youth Football League

Peninsula Youth Football and Cheerleading Association

Seaford Yacht Club

York County High School’s Sailing Team, email to yorkcosailing@gmail.com

York-Seaford Youth Football Association

Yorktown FC Travel Soccer Club

Yorktown Youth Football League

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THRIFT STORES

* Yorktown Habitat for Humanity, Restore, 119 Wolftrap Rd., Yorktown, VA 23692

* Peninsula Habitat for Humanity, Restore

* The Bargain Box, please call (757) 898-8688

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WOMEN

* Center for Sexual Assault Survivors

Seaford Woman’s Club, please call (757) 890-2878

Yorktown Woman’s Club

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YOUTH

Boy’s and Girl’s Clubs of America

Chesapeake Experience

Fifes and Drums of Yorktown

Grafton-Tabb Youth Football League

Peninsula Youth Football and Cheerleading Association

Victory Family Y.M.C.A.

York County High School’s Sailing Team

York County School Division Science and Engineering Fair

York-Seaford Youth Football Association

Yorktown Youth Football League

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